Cortland men’s soccer ranked 23rd in preseason poll

Senior Dan Figarella (Darl Zehr Photography)

The SUNY Cortland men’s soccer team is ranked 23rd nationally in Division III in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll.

The Red Dragons finished 16-4 last season and made their third NCAA tournament appearance in four years.

Cortland was the SUNYAC regular-season champion and advanced to the NCAA second round to tie for 17th nationally.

Seventh-year head coach Steve Axtell’s squad starts its season at top-ranked and defending national champion Messiah College on Friday, August 31. The SUNYAC schedule begins at home versus Oswego September 22.

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